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The Darker Side of Apple: The Human Cost of Your iProducts [China]

Author: Stacy Curtin, Daily Ticker , Published on: 4 November 2011

[T]here is a slighter darker side to Apple, which rarely makes headlines. Mike Daisey…lifelong "Machead", explores both the good and the bad surrounding Apple in his new Off Broadway play appropriately titled, "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs."... In the accompanying video, Aaron [Task] and Daisey discuss the "agony" aspect of Apple, which focuses on the reportedly horrendous labor conditions in the Chinese manufacturing plants where some Apple products are made. [refers to Foxconn (part of Hon Hai), HP, Nokia]

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Related companies: Apple Foxconn (part of Hon Hai) Hon Hai HP (Hewlett-Packard) Nokia